It a womans desire to look good in any way she can. This is not just to attract the opposite sex, but also to feel good about herself too. It is for this need that thousands of beauty products and beauty techniques have been invented. And one of these various inventions for enhancing the way the modern woman looks is breast augmentation.The desire for a fuller bust line might have come from the way guys go crazy over huge mammaries. Likewise, seeing other woman possessing firm and huge breasts, while seeing oneself lacking in certain departments certainly creates a wave of insecurity that might affect ones self-esteem and self-confidence. It may not look like a big thing to many, but for women who are victims of this insecurity, it might be. And since these women cannot find a credible non-surgical solution to the problem in question, they turn to breast augmentation surgery for answers.Indeed, breast augmentation surgery has changed many lives already. More and more women are coming out of breast surgeons offices feeling more confident with themselves as they now have a new pair of firmer boobs to flaunt. The figures provided by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery indicate, that breast augmentation is the second most popular surgical procedure in 2005. This shows the high level of trust women give to the breast enhancement surgery field, as methods and techniques have evolved to produce very effective and very safe operations.Breast augmentations goal is to enhance the size of the breasts through the use of breast implants. It can be used to enlarge small breasts, balance breasts that differ in size, or even correct a reduction in breast volume after pregnancy breast feeding or weight loss. Women who underwent mastectomy can also use breast augmentation to reconstruct their breasts.Breast augmentation may be performed in a surgeons office-based facility, an outpatient surgical center or a hospital. The surgeon may choose to use local anesthesia with sedation or a general anesthesia. The breast augmentation surgeon creates the incisions usually within the crease beneath the breast, around the areola, or in the armpit. After creating the incision, the breast implant is inserted either directly behind the breast tissue or underneath the chest wall muscle. The surgeon makes it a point that the implants are placed at the center just beneath the nipples before closing the incisions.After the surgery, the patient waits for several days before the bandage that was applied over the breast will be removed. By then, a surgical bra will be used as a replacement. Soreness, bruising and swelling are common discomforts. The breasts may even feel sensitive to simulation for a couple of weeks. Physical activities that subject the breasts to physical contact must be avoided in order to ensure safe recovery and to avoid complications. However, patients can return to work within a few days. Stitches will be removed within seven to ten days after the surgical operation.
Japanese Hair Straightening is a chemical process that can turn the curliest straight. Typically women who love the straight look, will love Japanese Hair Straightening. This process was first created for Japanese women as a smoothing and conditioning treatment that promotes a permanent altering of the hair structure. The hair's cyctine protein bonds are loosened and reshaped through the straightening of hair cells.Taking six hours or longer, the process involves multiple steps depending on the texture and length of your hair.To protect your hair from the chemicals and heat, a pre-conditioner is applied first, followed by a applying a hair relaxer with heat applications and a periodic flat ironing. With the exception of extremely brittle hair, the treatment works on just about any hair type. Thermal reconditioning could be for you, if you want to have permanently straight hair.As a word of caution, your straight hair will last till it grows out. If you want to keep your hair smooth, you'll have to make a trip to the salon for root straightening touch-ups to prevent your roots from growing in kinky.Most experts claim the treatment is not harmful, but any process that alters hair structure could be damaging. Especially during touch-up time because that's when your more likely to be exposed to the most chemicals. My final tip is to ensure your hairdresser and your salon have lots of experience.About The AuthorSteve Farber is Chief Information Director for Sedu Hairstyleshttp://www.sedu-hairstyles.com
Weight loss surgery is a treatment to cure diabetes.According to the American Diabetes Association, nearly 21 million people in the United States have type 2 diabetes. About fifty four million are estimated to have elevated blood sugar levels and are classified as having pre-diabetes. Most cases of type 2 diabetes are a result of being overweight. By being overweight the body does not respond appropriately to blood levels of insulin, and in some people the insulin levels are lower than normal. This leads to the body being unable to regulate its blood sugars appropriately.Several studies have shown that weight loss surgery can cure type II diabetes. A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association in 2004 showed that type II diabetes was eliminated in nearly 77% of weight loss surgery patients. A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine in August 2007 showed that deaths from diabetes were reduced 92% in patients who underwent weight loss surgery, when compared with equally obese people who did not have the surgery.It is becoming more apparent that weight loss surgery may be the answer to metabolic diseases such as high blood pressure and diabetes. This revolutionary way of thinking is changing the approach to the management of type 2 diabetes. Medicines such as insulin and hypoglycemic drugs simply mask the symptoms by keeping blood sugar levels low. Weight loss surgery has a chance to lead to a cure.A recent summit was held in Rome, Italy with over two dozen medical organizations to review the evidence of weight loss surgery on diabetes. The conference participants are expected to release a consensus statement regarding the role of weight loss surgery as a possible treatment for type 2 diabetes.Several options exist for weight loss surgery and the two most popular are the gastric bypass, and adjustable gastric banding.
When considering a tattoo, it is important to do some research on the tattoo parlor before deciding to hire them. There are several questions that every customer should ask before even considering hiring a tattoo artist. How long has the tattoo parlor been in business? Have there been any complaints lodged against them with the local Better Business Bureau (http://www.bbb.com)? If you have friends who also have tattoos, who do they recommend and what was their experience with the artist? It is very important to follow up with references, along with an extensive background check of the company. The background check may be to simply make sure the company hasnt switched names a number of times or moved around frequently within the same area, which may indicate poor service. All of these factors must be considered before selecting a tattoo parlor and/or artist.In your research, try to find out which businesses have the best history with making sure their equipment is clean. This is the most important thing to consider about tattoos because, if the business is not licensed or the artist is not a professional, there is no guarantee that their instruments are clean or properly maintained. Your health is your biggest concern so, if you are considering tattoos, be sure to select the best parlor for the job. If equipment is unsanitary, there is the possibility of diseases being transmitted or even infections. These can be very dangerous and should not be discounted.A quality tattoo parlor is one that will be welcoming to the customer. The artist should be friendly and personable and not intimidate the customer. In addition, the artist should not push one design over another. For example, a customer should not be talked into getting a more expensive tattoo when the one they really wanted would cost much less. The same business practices, regarding sales and customer service, are the same with tattoo parlors and any other business. No customer likes a pushy sales pitch or an unfriendly salesperson. The tattoo parlor that a customer ultimately selects should be one that looks clean, features friendly and courteous service and has a good record with the Better Business Bureau and customer references.The best way to locate tattoo parlors is a quick search through the telephone books yellow pages or via one of the many internet directories. By searching under the tattoo category or keyword, an individual should be able to quickly locate any tattoo parlors in his/her local area.This article is to be used for informational purposes only. The information contained herein is not intended to be used in place of, or in conjunction with, professional medical advice or recommendations for tattoo placement. Before deciding on getting a tattoo or having one removed, the patient must consult a licensed medical doctor for medical advice and/or to determine the best course of action for his/her individual healthcare needs.
Did you know that men's skin is oilier than woman's skin? That is a fact gentlemen, and this means dirtier faces. So as you see men have even more need to take proper care of their skin by cleaning it every morning and night. And we are not talking about using body soap to fast clean it, we are talking about deep cleansing here. After finishing a deep skin cleansing session you will look better, healthier, and your pores will be clear.When choosing a cleansing product, you should go if possible for natural products, or products based in natural ingredients. Try to avoid chemical based cleansers. I also mentioned body soaps before; body soaps are deodorant soaps and you shouldn't use them on your (I don't think your face need deodorant anyway) They contain ingredients that are not meant to use on the face and leave a detergent film behind, irritating and clogging your pores.For deep cleansing you will also may need a facial scrub, a scrub will get rid of dead cells on the top layers of the skin and will smooth the surface of your face. Be careful not to use a scrub that will damage you because it is too strong. Avoid the ones that contains rough ingredients, because at the end they will damage your skin. If you feel your skin damaged after using it, change it immediately.Once your skin is all clean, remember to moisturize it with also a natural option. If you shave, do it first, before applying the moisturizer and don't forget to apply the cream also on your neck. We tend to forget the neck, and it is as damaged as the skin. Moisturizing depends on your skin type, so my advice would be to get to know your skin well before buying anything and then go from there. For example if you need intensive moisturizing, you should use Vitamin E or Aloe Vera Oil.As you see cleaning the face is very important, but at the same time is very easy, just add a couple of minutes to your daily morning ritual and you will assure you'll look great for the next years.